Campus Programming

Lunch on the Lake

Wednesdays in the summer, Noon – 1 PM, Norris South Lawn
Grab a tasty BBQ lunch and eat it outside while listening to some talented musicians play acoustic music on the shores of Lake Michigan. The food is affordable and the concert is free. Complete schedule details to be released soon.

Summer Cinema

Wednesdays in the summer, Dusk (around 9 PM), Norris East Lawn
Enjoy the warm summer breezes along Lake Michigan while viewing a film on the big screen under the stars. From classic films to new releases, Summer Cinema has a film for everyone in the family. Complete schedule details to be released soon.  

Chicagoland Trips

Enjoy Northwestern’s proximity to the Windy City with trips to museums, sporting events, and theatre performances. Past trips have included the Shedd Aquarium, Lincoln Park Zoo, and an outing to Wicked. Join CSI to see what our world class city has to offer. Check back in fall quarter to see what trips are planned for this year.


A series of student events held on an otherwise dull weekend in January or February. Beat the winter blues with a bit of pizazz from the folks at CSI with Chillfest. In 2014 Chillfest runs from Monday, February 24-Friday, February 28.